A value-based medicine comparison of interventions for subfoveal neovascular macular degeneration.

@article{Brown2007AVM,
  title={A value-based medicine comparison of interventions for subfoveal neovascular macular degeneration.},
  author={Gary C Brown and Melissa M. Brown and Heidi C. Brown and Sylvia L Kindermann and Sanjay Sharma},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2007},
  volume={114 6},
  pages={1170-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To perform a value-based medicine analysis of clinical trials that evaluate the interventions of laser photocoagulation, intravitreal pegaptanib therapy, and photodynamic therapy (PDT) with verteporfin for the treatment of classic subfoveal choroidal neovascularization. DESIGN Reference case cost-utility analysis using value-based medicine principles, which use patient-based utility values and standardized, input variable criteria. PARTICIPANTS Data from participants in the… CONTINUE READING

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